A life-saving hepatitis C cure with an $84,000 price tag

July 23, 2014 8:11 PM

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A life-saving hepatitis C cure with an $84,000 price tag

Hepatitis C is one of the deadliest virus infections in the world, affecting more than 150 million people. The good news is a recently developed cure could save thousands of lives.

There's a catch, however. In the US, patients will be required to pay $84,000 (£49,000) for a 12-week treatment, which may limit the cure to only those who can afford it.

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